How much does a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. make in Washington, DC? The average Museum Curator - Higher Ed. salary in Washington, DC is $67,643 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $57,725 and $81,199. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Museum Curator - Higher Ed. determines the level of care for the museum's entire collection. Evaluates and catalogs new collections according to department and library procedures. Being a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. maintains the environment and security of the collection storage and facilitates research use of collections. Contacts benefactors and writes grant proposals to increase museum funding. Additionally, Museum Curator - Higher Ed. requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Museum Curator - Higher Ed. manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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